GAMES OF THE XXV OLYMPIAD, THE {1992 BARCELONA OLYMPICS}: DAY 5 {PART 1 OF 5} (TV)

Summary

This program presents a portion of coverage of the 1992 Summer Games of the XXV Olympiad from Barcelona. Highlights of this portion include coverage of the following events and topics:

Anchor sports commentator Bob Costas presides throughout this portion and introduces various events and highlights.

Sports commentators Marv Albert, Mike Fratello and Quinn Buckner cover the first half of the men's basketball game between Germany and USA.

Costas profiles American swimmer Rick DeMont's life in Tucson after losing his Olympic gold medal in 1972 for substance abuse.

Sports commentators Charlie Jones and (unidentified in this portion) cover the men's 400m freestyle swimming event: Yevgeny Sadovyi (Unified Team) wins the gold medal setting a new world record with a time of 3:45.00, Kieren Perkins (Australia) wins the silver medal with a time of 3:45.16, and Anders Holmertz (Sweden) wins the bronze medal with a time of 3:46.77.

Sports commentators Terry Leibel and Robert Ridland recap phases 1 and 2 of team equestrian eventing.

Notable commercials and/or promos include the following: Paula Abdul, Gene Kelly, Groucho Marx, and Cary Grant for Diet Coke; Michael Jordan for Gatorade.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: July 29, 1992
  • RUNNING TIME: 01:01:00
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: 112170
  • GENRE: Sports
  • SUBJECT HEADING: African-American Collection - Sports; Basketball, basketball men; Equestrian Eventing, team mixed; Olympic Games, 1992, Summer, Barcelona; Olympics; Sports; Swimming, 400m freestyle men; U.S. Olympic Archive, presented by Gordon Crawford, The
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  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Diet Coke^TV - Commercials - Gatorade^TV - Commercials - McDonald's^TV - Commercials - Visa

CREDITS

  • Bob Costas … Anchor Sports Commentator
  • Marv Albert … Sports Commentator
  • Mike Fratello … Sports Commentator
  • Quinn Buckner … Sports Commentator
  • Charlie Jones … Sports Commentator
  • Robert Ridland … Sports Commentator
  • Terry Leibel … Sports Commentator
  • Yevgeny Sadovyi … Athlete
  • Kieren Perkins … Athlete
  • Anders Holmertz … Athlete
  • Rick DeMont … Cameo
  • Cary Grant … Talent, Diet Coke Commercial
  • Grocho Marx … Talent, Diet Coke Commercial
  • Gene Kelly … Talent, Diet Coke Commercial
  • Paula Abdul … Talent, Diet Coke Commercial
  • Michael Jordan … Talent, Gatorade Commercial
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